The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE: 07.10.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Israeli Drones Hunt Hamas As Terrorist Rockets Strike Deeper In Israel PGM strikes kill more jihadi leaders, but collateral damage deaths among civilians still high Uttar Pradesh Hero Amit Shah Named BJP President Expected to take the party to greater success Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Sentenced To […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 07.09.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Israel Launches Gaza Offensive As Hamas Continues Rocket Barrage Despite reserve callup, Israel sees ground offensive as last resort Ukraine Moves On Separatists While Russia Stands Aside Ukrainian forces surround Donetsk, Lugansk; Russian FM Lavrov calls for cease-fire Abdullah Abdullah Stops Short Walks up to brink of forming parallel […]


– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Israel Steps Up Anti-Terrorist Ops Against Hamas In Gaza Another ground invasion in the works? Pope Francis Meets Abuse Victims, Vows Zero Tolerance Bishops will be held accountable Japan PM Shinzo Abe Addresses Australian Parliament In English Apologizes for WWII, welcomes new era of free trade, security cooperation POLITICS […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 07.07.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Ukraine Retakes Two More Rebel-Held Cities Sieges of Luhansk, Donetsk to follow – does Kyiv have the momentum now? Morsi Trial Postponed Not enough evidence or witnesses? Netanyahu Pledges Justice In Murder Of Palestinian Teen Jewish extremists arrested in revenge killing POLITICS Homeland Security Secretary Dodges Questions About Deporting […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 07.03.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Tropical Storm Arthur To Pack Hurricane-Strength Winds By July 4 Could rain on some folks’ July 4 plans Sarkozy: Accusations “Grotesque” Charges government with political manipulation of prosecution Japan To Ease Nork Sanctions Amid Abductee Talks Do Norks still have kidnapped Japanese nationals? POLITICS Experts Say Obama Likely To […]


– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS IDF Air Strikes Pound Gaza As Netanyahu Blames Hamas For Teens’ Murder UN human rights office calls on Israelis, Palestinians to exercise “maximum restraint” Over 500 Arrested After Pro-Democracy Rally In Hong Kong Tens of thousands rally Nicolas Sarkozy Questioned Over Influence Claims Former French President under investigation for […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 07.01.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Iraqi Parliament Meets To Choose New Government “Things are bad. The political process is not commensurate with the speed of military developments.” India Scrambles To Pull Citizens From Iraq Government Motors Recalls Another Seven Million Vehicles Some dating back to 1997 Ukraine’s Poroshenko Ends Ceasefire Ukraine forces to go […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 06.30.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS ISIS Jihadis Declare Caliphate In Iraq, Syria Declaration proclaims leader as caliph Cameron’s Protests Rejected; EU Chooses Juncker Former PM of Luxembourg to serve as President of EU bureaucracy Four-Power Talks On Ukraine Crisis Continue Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany to confer amidst continued fighting by pro-Russian rebels Ukrainian […]

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